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Summertime Reading For A Real-Deal Summer

Last year was a make-the-best-of-it summer, but this one’s got all the toppings. While you might associate…

Reading Out of the Pandemic And Into Freedom

It may sound strange for a booklover to say this, but I think it’s a good thing…

Jack’s Book Blog: April Is A Dog’s Dream

“April is a dog’s dream”, goes the famous poem. But it’s also a month that feels like…

Jack’s Books Blog, Easter Sunday Edition

Flowers are blooming, baseball’s back and the Moderna vaccine is coursing through my system, doing whatever it’s…

Jack’s Books Blog: Your Favorite Books As An Inheritance

As I tack onto this blog the reading of the last few weeks, we’re seeing the disgusting…

(Actual Book) Book Blogging Into the Brave New Year

“Books are a uniquely portable magic,” the author Stephen King has said. He probably said it before…

Some Year-End Titles From A Year Made For Reading Books

You have to love used books. I mean, you really HAVE to, if you buy¬† and read…

Turning Those “Autumn Leaves”: Fall 2020 Reading

The great standard, “Autumn Leaves”, referencd in the headline has a strange, cool history. It was French…

JFK, FDR, SCOTUS and Other Great Reads From September

“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free” is often attributed to Frederick Douglass. Whoever…

Books From One Strange August…

“In books we never find anything but ourselves. Strangely enough, that always gives us great pleasure, and…



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